Many people may not know much in the way of their identity. The challenges can help people learn about themselves through the actions they take and what they can achieve in the face of adversity. Learning about your identity is represented quite well by Santiago in Paulo Coelho’s fantasy novel The Alchemist. The the start of the story Santiago is lost with no goal in life and has little knowledge of what it outside of the plains and towns of Spain. Then Santiago is faced with massive amounts of adversity in the form of a threat of death he learn about his identity and learns that he can face and overcome the challenge.
Clayton always wanted to acquire Cool Papa’s identity, but after overcoming challenges he was able to discover his own self-identity. Clayton had to compromise his values to join the Beat Boys because he didn’t want to be a “cute kid”, but that experience helped him find his individual voice that was different from Cool Papa’s. The underground subway symbolizes Clayton’s passage from one phase of life to another. In contrast to the underground’s darkness, Clayton is able to emerge out of it with confidence and acceptance. The journey helped Clayton to be confident with his own self-identity and to accept his Cool Papa’s death.
Tom begins to change once he witnesses it. His anxiety and guilt about Muff Potter’s fate are clear in the scenes he tries to get Huck to reconsider their vow to secrecy. The decision he finally makes (the decision to tell the courtroom about how the murder really went) is independent by every implication, however. Tom decides to follow his conscience despite his devotion to his loyalty to Huck, his superstition, and his own personal safety. Before the courtroom, Muff Potter tells Tom and Huck “You’ve been mighty good to me boys-better’n anybody else in this town.
Character played a large role turning your everyday loner, into your basic, defined hero. Theme also played a role because of the way Bilbo began to show and use the martial heroism he began to gain from the start of his journey. Another element is motif because of the way symbols and details are used in the novel based on their meanings and so fourth. The last and final one is conflict, conflict played a large role because of how scared Bilbo was to really leave his home in general, but he was able to face his fears, and many different obstacles making him the hero in the
“He wished that he, too, had a wound, a red badge of courage” (Crane 100). So Henry searches to try and get his “red badge of courage” that to him would prove that he has courage. Through the start of the novel Henry already has multiple changes of his idea of courage. From the start where he believed that he would obtain courage through battle to him trying to find courage through the dead he comes across as well as his fellow soldiers. To Henry believing that he needed a wound to show that he has
When reading the book A Man Called Ove, I jumped to conclusions too quickly. Judging people without knowing them is a cliché theme, but the author wrote the story beautifully. The main character brings a lesson about Community and family. He makes us realize love is crucial for being happy, and people can change. The author of A Man Called Ove is Fredrik Backman.
Foreshadowing and conflict is incorporated throughout the novel I’m Not Scared exploring Michele’s relationship between family and friends to show trust and betrayal. At the beginning of the novel it is seen that Michele has a strong relationship between Pino, his father and Salvatore, who was one of his best friends. However, as he found more about Filippo, Michele realises that he was scarafised for their own benefit.
This corresponds to Huckleberry Finn and Jim’s journey of friendship throughout the novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. As Huck undergoes his passage, a friendship develops between him and a pervious prisoner of man, a slave named Jim. Their paths to a more prosperous life intertwine encouraging them to support one another with companionship. Because Huck and Jim travel during the night to avoid conflict, this quote can be taken literal and symbolically. As they continue on, Huck endures various challenges and achievements as he transforms through the Hero’s Journey, a concept by Joseph Campbell.
The connection between the relationships of Hassan and Amir and then Amir and Sohrab thrive off of the conflicts and the recurring motifs throughout the novel. Amir lived his redemiton and his loyalty through Sohrab, trying to make what he did to Hassan feel like less of a burden on his shoulders. There are many different ways for one to redeem themselves, but there is no better way to show loyalty than to be present in a time of
Huck later writes to Mary Jane explaining all that has happened, and even giving her the money back. This last moral issue Huck experiences is important because he know longer is wanting to do the right thing for just his friends, but even random strangers that he doesn't know very well. All together, Huckleberry Finn fights what society has taught him and has morals stronger than anyone whoever raised him. Mark Twain added significant literary devices into Huck’s story to show the progression of Huck’s growth throughout all of his adventures. From learning to have a real friendship with a slave, to showing random strangers kindness, Huck ends up proving that he is a good person.